Man Utd news LIVE: RB Leipzig star talks, £70m Real Madrid plan, Jadon Sancho latest

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Manchester United have turned their attention to RB Leipzig rising star Ibrahima Konate amid Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s search for a central defender

Real Madrid are planning to launch a £70million offer for Paul Pogba

Ed Woodward has been sent a message about Jadon Sancho from Paul Ince

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Ibrahima Konate transfer

Manchester United have held talks with the entourage of RB Leipzig ace Ibrahima Konate, according to Le10Sport.

The Red Devils got in touch with the 20-year-old’s representatives to enquire about his availability and interest in a move to Old Trafford.

He is the third Leipzig player to be linked with a move to United. Dayot Upamecano and Timo Werner are also reported targets for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Konate has endured an injury-plagued campaign that has limited him to eight appearances in all competitions.

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Paul Pogba transfer offer

Express Sport understands Real Madrid are to make a cut-price £70million offer for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

The France international has made it clear that he wants a move to the Spanish capital before the start of next season.

Pogba, 27, only has another year left to run on his contract and has told United that he won’t be signing an extension no matter the terms on offer.

Real came close to signing Pogba last summer but he ended up staying at Old Trafford for another campaign to run down his deal.

FULL STORY: Real Madrid to launch cut-price offer for Paul Pogba as Man Utd told of contract decision

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Ed Woodward sent Jadon Sancho message

Manchester United legend Paul Ince has told Ed Woodward that Jadon Sancho is “worth breaking the bank for”.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the England international as his top transfer target but Borussia Dortmund are set to demand in excess of £100million.

Woodward, however, has warned that the club are unlikely to spend mega money on new signings because of the coronavirus crisis.

“One player that Man Utd, and Ed Woodward, would probably change their thinking on is Jadon Sancho,” Ince told Paddy Power.

“He’s worth breaking the bank for.”

FULL STORY: Ed Woodward told Man Utd transfer target is ‘worth breaking the bank for’ by Paul Ince

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